Creative interior paint ideas can bring unique beauty to home – and the more inventive they are, the better. With our stunning collection of designer paints, a new dream home is just a click away! As Marianne Shillingford, Creative Director at Dulux says: ‘The right interior paint colours can even make small spaces appear larger […]
After another cold and gloomy winter, the longer and brighter days are finally here. Sounds great but not when you’re trying to catch some well-deserved sleep. Sunrise arrives much earlier meaning that unless your windows are sunlight proofed with blackout curtains or blinds, daylight might disturb your sleep and affect your sleeping pattern during the […]
Just as we do with our wardrobes every year, it’s now the time to get your home ready for the change of season including your window treatments. Our spring curtains and blinds will not only brighten up your interiors and prepare you for the sunny days ahead, but it is also a great way to […]
Last week, the contestants returned to the sewing room once again for Winter week which saw the sewers create a men’s flannel shirt, transform scarves into a wearable garment, and finally produce a festive party dress, perfectly fit for any Christmas party! The Garment of Week was once again awarded to Raph, and we sadly said goodbye to Andrew.
Closs and Hamblin was established in Baker Street, London in 1933 and on 5th April 2021, we celebrated our 88th Birthday! With this in mind, we thought what better opportunity than to take our loyal customers through the remarkable history of our beloved company. So, sit back, relax, and welcome to our whistle stop tour!
Spring is just around the corner, and with that brings new life, longer days, warmer weather and a general sense of hope. There’s no denying that after a Winter in lockdown, we are more ready for Spring than we probably ever have been before! On 28th March, British Summer Time begins which means that evenings will stay lighter for longer. Although this sounds completely wonderful, it can make falling asleep at night just that little bit trickier. Here at Closs & Hamblin, we have a whole range of blackout window solutions to suit you, your lifestyle and interior tastes, whether its curtains with blackout lining, ready-made blackout blinds, or made to measure shutters, we have the perfect product for you. Get your home ‘spring-ready’ with us!
Whether it’s bespoke curtains, blinds or shutters you’re looking for, Closs & Hamblin’s Made to Measure service is certainly the one for you! We are a family run business who have been making and providing handmade curtains and blinds for 85 years. Our wealth of experience and knowledge will ensure that we help you find the perfect solution for your window. We pride ourselves in making and installing only the highest quality handmade products, so our customers are never disappointed!
There’s no denying that we spent more time in our homes than ever before in 2020, and it’s for that reason that many people used the time to decorate that room they have been putting off for ages, or even decided it was time their home had a facelift! 2021 brings with it, a sense of light at the end of this long dark tunnel, and so we have a great reason to get excited about what’s trending this year in the world of interior design. From earthy, grounded colour palettes and Cottagecore to tropical brights and subtle monotones, there is definitely something to suit all tastes in 2021!
Curtains are probably the most popular of all window covering solutions, and it is clear to see why. This type of covering works seamlessly with any style of home, no matter how traditional or contemporary your taste may be. With a whole plethora of colours, styles, fabrics, designs and patterns to choose from, there is certainly something for everyone.
Curtains can also be used to create a real feature of your room and window space, whether it’s that ‘pop’ of colour you are looking for, or a softer cosier feel – the options are endless!
Traditionally found on the outside of windows on continental homes, shutters are fast becoming one of the most popular interior window treatment solutions in the UK. Their timeless and classic appearance work perfectly with any style of home, from the sleek and contemporary feel of full height shutters to continental café-style, there is certainly something for everyone, no matter your taste. Shutters are the perfect solution when it comes to light and privacy control, and with their long-lasting, durable reputation, and insulating abilities, it is clear to see why these are becoming so popular in homes across the South East.